Stick Figure Fight Club
April 2, 2004 1:25 PM   Subscribe

Stick Figure Fight Club. For those wondering where the inspiration for yesterday's Homestar Runner cartoon came from, now you know. (Flash, sound)
posted by PrinceValium (22 comments total)

 
PrinceValium, you have openly and obviously violated the first and second rules of Stick Figure Fight Club.

I'm not sure what the penalty for that is, but it might involve a stiff debate on the Middle East Situation with Stinkoman.

Sorry, brother. You should have known.
posted by chicobangs at 1:33 PM on April 2, 2004


hey chicobangs, correct me if I'm wrong but ARE YOU ASKING FOR A CHALLLLLLLENGE???
posted by PrinceValium at 1:40 PM on April 2, 2004


I'm sure there are a number of haters out there, but I have to say that Homestar Runner is one of the few things that makes the web worthwhile.
posted by turaho at 1:41 PM on April 2, 2004


Ancient but brilliant! I'm glad someone finally posted it here.
posted by Shane at 1:53 PM on April 2, 2004


Aw, PrinceV, bah-rutherrrrr, you are obviously smelling! Whatever it is! That Chico! Is cooking!

I should probably open a window.
posted by chicobangs at 2:01 PM on April 2, 2004


I'm glad someone finally posted it here.

I'm pretty sure that his is about the 10th time.
posted by eyeballkid at 2:09 PM on April 2, 2004


more stick figure fighting than anyone would ever want (warning, lite porno ads and pop-ups)
posted by donth at 2:16 PM on April 2, 2004


Dude, have you seen that craaaazy ooga-chaka dancing baby movie?
posted by MrMoonPie at 2:21 PM on April 2, 2004


Silly MoonPie!

My mighty punch-kicks and multiattack combos render oogachakababy TOTALLY VANQUISHED!

Or, at least, you know, my anime version of myself does. I let him out every... once in a while.
posted by chicobangs at 2:37 PM on April 2, 2004


The official XiaoXiao movie site is here, complete with the rest of the series.
posted by PsychoKick at 2:38 PM on April 2, 2004


fruit fly fight club
posted by moonbird at 2:55 PM on April 2, 2004


Banniination!
posted by inpHilltr8r at 3:46 PM on April 2, 2004


StrongBad is my savior.
posted by RakDaddy at 4:25 PM on April 2, 2004


Would anyone want to see Homestar Runner get more famous, mainstream, and budgeted? E.g. - like a Cartoon Network show or something? I'm torn between enjoying their relative obscurity and seeing what the Brothers Chap could do with a real budget and full time animator jobs.
posted by badstone at 5:14 PM on April 2, 2004


H*R would make a great Adult Swim show -- they should write and animate a couple of quarter-hour episodes and see if they can get 'em in front of someone at the network.

Assuming they'd want to do that, of course.
posted by Lazlo at 5:46 PM on April 2, 2004


1st rule of Hug Club: tell everybody about Hug Club.
2nd rule of Hug Club: if it is your first night, you WILL be hugged.

I've already forgotten where that's from.
posted by Hildago at 6:03 PM on April 2, 2004


Hey, a Xiaoxiao! Neat! There are quite a few more where that came from.
posted by majick at 7:36 PM on April 2, 2004


"dot dot dot" ... I died when I saw that reference to the original Ninja Gaiden. Also, anyone else notice the similarity of the voices for the Strong Bad and HomeStar-alike characters to the voices of Kaneda and Tetsuo from the English dub of Akira? Admittedly this is much more painfully obvious in the original "Japanese Cartoon" SB Email, but it still tickles me.
posted by Space Coyote at 9:37 PM on April 2, 2004


Golgo 13 used to say "..." a lot too.
posted by britain at 4:33 AM on April 3, 2004


Damn straight. I keep meaning to get a Strongbad t-shirt when it's in my mind while I've got the wedge out.
posted by GrahamVM at 6:53 AM on April 3, 2004


I think the Homestarrunner cartoon in question is really more a of referance to DragonBall Z.
posted by Leonard at 4:11 PM on April 3, 2004


Just to satisfy that mymemory isn't failing me I downloaded an NES emulator and the Ninja Gaiden 1 ROM. It's identical, shot-for-shot. I (heart) the bros. chaps.
posted by Space Coyote at 8:39 PM on April 3, 2004


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